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  • Former EBRSO prison employee arrested for solicitation

    March 2, 2015 1:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A former employee of the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office was arrested for solicitation of prostitution Monday, according to the Sheriff's office. Jordan Zachary, 20, was employed by the EBRSO as a security worker at the parish prison for about seven months. Reports indicate Zachary... more »
  • EBRSO recapture escaped prison trustee

    May 27, 2014 3:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Law enforcement said Tuesday they recaptured a felon who escaped from EBR Parish Prison earlier in May. Deputies said they apprehended Joseph Pomares, 42, at a McDonald's on I-12 after a short pursuit on Monday evening. The man began his sentence at EBR prison on... more »
  • Murder suspect accidentally released

    June 7, 2013 1:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A murder suspect set for trial next month was released from Parish Prison Thursday because of a clerical error. He had surrendered to authorities by midday Friday. Cardale Green faces trial in July in the January 2011 killing of Derrick Casey on Gracie Street. He and another... more »
  • Inmates did drugs, drank beer in Orleans Parish prison

    April 2, 2013 11:38 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Video showing inmates at the New Orleans jail apparently snorting drugs, drinking beer and in possession of at least one large handgun was shown Tuesday during a hearing in U.S. District Court. The recordings, believed made by inmates, were aired during the second day of hearings on... more »
  • Man reapprehended after smashing through glass door

    March 28, 2012 6:14 PM

    BAKER - Baker police arrested a man today after he escaped custody. Officers say they were bringing Jcolby Johnson, 24, of Baton Rouge, to parish prison after his appearance at Baker City Court on other charges when he broke away and ran toward a glass door. Officers say... more »
  • Two men arrested in shooting in Baton Rouge

    February 24, 2011 12:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Two men from Baton Rouge are behind bars after police say they shot at a home last night. Deputies responded to a shooting on Vinyard Street. They found multiple bullet holes on the outside of the home and damage to a car that was parked in front... more »
  • Shooting suspect turns himself in

    June 14, 2010 6:00 PM

    Update : A man accused of shooting and killing 44-year-old Keefe Anderson on May 31 turned himself in this afternoon to the Baton Rouge Police Department. 59-year-old Eddie Lee Marshall, Jr. will be booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison this evening. Authorities said Marshall killed Anderson... more »
  • Two prison escapees charged with murder

    June 11, 2010 3:17 PM

    Two Parish Prison escapees have been charged with murder. 26-year-old Leonard Thomas and 23-year-old Jeremy Ricard shot and killed 39-year-old Mac Arthur Hale, Baton Rouge, on June 3. In addition to the previous charges relating to their escape, the escapees are now also charged with first degree murder, armed robbery... more »
  • Inmates on the run in East Baton Rouge

    June 2, 2010 5:50 PM

    Deputies in East Baton Rouge Parish are still looking for two men who escaped from parish prison last night. News 2's Luke Margolis gets answers on how the men broke loose. more »
  • EBRSO still searching for two escapees

    June 2, 2010 2:42 PM

    East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office is looking for two inmates that escaped from the parish prison last night around 10:00 p.m. Deputies are looking for 23-year-old Jeremy Ricard and 26-year-old Leonard Thomas. Ricard was arrested by EBRSO in March for unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. Thomas was arrested in... more »
  • Prison costs on the rise

    November 16, 2009 6:28 PM

    East Baton Rouge Sheriff Sid Gautreaux says the parish better come up with a plan for prison over-crowding, or it could get very expensive. He says the cost of paying other prisons to hold EBR inmates could double in the next three years from three million to six million... more »
  • DWI suspect fakes illness, flees hospital

    October 29, 2009 6:33 AM

    Louisiana State Police are looking for Ronald Blum of Zachary who escaped from custody by faking a heart ailment. Blum was arrested October 17 for third-offense DWI, passing on the shoulder and operating a vehicle with a suspended driver’s license. Troopers took Blum to LSU Earl K. Long Medical Center... more »

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